Coronavirus

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Our Theatres team applaud you (27 March 2020)
Our Theatres team want to applaud you for helping us by remembering to observe social distancing. We will stay here for you but please stay at home for us.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Updated information regarding visiting patients at our hospitals (24 March 2020)
Important information update from our Chief Nurse, Jane Viner, regarding visiting patients in our hospitals.

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Donations update (24 March 2020)
We’re being blown away by the kindness that’s been shown to our staff at this very challenging time.

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Third COVID-19 death recorded at Torbay Hospital. (22 March 2020)
“Sadly, we can confirm that a patient who had been cared for at Torbay Hospital and died at the hospital on 20 March 2020 had tested positive for COVID-19.

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First COVID-19 deaths recorded at Torbay Hospital (20 March 2020)
“Sadly, we can confirm that two patients who were being cared for at Torbay Hospital, and had tested positive for COVID-19, have died.”

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Advice for our volunteers and COVID-19 (20 March 2020)
Following national guidance, we are advising all volunteers who are aged over 70 or who have a condition that puts them at risk to cease their volunteering immediately.

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Oncology Department COVID-19 checklist (20 March 2020)
Persons attending some of our wards will be required to complete a questionnaire and have a temperature check prior to entry.

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COVID-19 update: Changes to visiting arrangements (15 March 2020)
As part of our continued actions to protect the community regarding COVID-19, we are revising arrangements for visitors to our hospitals.

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Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms (13 March 2020)
The Chief Medical Officer has announced that the country is moving into the ‘Delay’ stage of the response to coronavirus from Friday, 13th March 2020.

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Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust response to Care Home lockdowns (13 March 2020)
A joint statement from Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust.

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